Media Information

Collection name:
Folger Digital Image Collection
Digital Image File Name:
Source Title:
[Midsummer night's dream] A midsommer nights dreame.
Source Creator:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Source Created or Published:
Physical Description:
Digital Image Type:
FSL collection
Source Call Number:
STC 22302
Creator (Hamnet):
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Uniform Title (Hamnet):
Midsummer night's dream
Title (Hamnet):
A midsommer nights dreame. As it hath beene sundry times publickely acted, by the Right honourable, the Lord Chamberlaine his seruants. Written by William Shakespeare.
Title (Hamnet):
Midsommer nightes dreame
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
Imprinted at London :
Publisher (Hamnet):
[By Richard Bradock] for Thomas Fisher, and are to be soulde at his shoppe, at the signe of the White Hart, in Fleetestreete,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
Physical Description (Hamnet):
[64] p. ; 18 cm (4to)
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Penn, William, 1644-1718, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet):
Mostly in verse.
Notes (Hamnet):
Printer's name from STC.
Notes (Hamnet):
Signatures: A-H⁴.
Notes (Hamnet):
Running title reads: A midsommer nightes dreame.
Citations (Hamnet):
ESTC (RLIN) S111178
Citations (Hamnet):
Greg, I, 70(a)
Citations (Hamnet):
STC (2nd ed.), 22302
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet):
cs135. The title leaf is re-margined, slightly affecting title. MS. markings. Cropped, affecting headlines and direction-lines. Leaf K2 is repaired. Dark blue goatskin with colored leather onlays and gilt decoration (in the Arts and Crafts style, c.1890), signed by Riviere & Son (-see Bearman, Frederick A., Nati H. Krivatsky, J. Franklin Mowery. "Fine and historic bookbindings from the Folger Shakespeare Library," 14:8). Provenance: Charles John Kean copy; Sotheby's Kean sale, June 23, 1898, lot 137; armorial bookplate of Maurice Jonas (motto "be just and fear not"); purchased by Folger in 1903 from Henry Sotheran & Co.
Call Number (Hamnet):
STC 22295 Copy 5

[Midsummer night's dream] A midsommer nights dreame.